12 The king used the almugwood to make supports[a] for the temple of the Lord and for the royal palace, and to make harps and lyres for the musicians. So much almugwood has never been imported or seen since that day.)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Kings 10:12 The meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
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33 Those who were musicians,(A) heads of Levite families, stayed in the rooms of the temple and were exempt from other duties because they were responsible for the work day and night.(B)

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The Musicians

25 David, together with the commanders of the army, set apart some of the sons of Asaph,(A) Heman(B) and Jeduthun(C) for the ministry of prophesying,(D) accompanied by harps, lyres and cymbals.(E) Here is the list of the men(F) who performed this service:(G)

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25 In front are the singers,(A) after them the musicians;(B)
    with them are the young women playing the timbrels.(C)

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